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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY IX

ANTIPHON [87 DK]

D Fragments Attested for or Attributable to On Truth (D1–D40) Fragments Attested for or Attributable to Book 1 (D1–D16) Thought (D1)

D1 Gal. In Hipp. Med. off. (XVIII.2, p. 656 Kühn)

a (> B1)

καὶ πολλάκις [. . .] ἀντιδιαιρῶν ταῖς αἰσθήσεσι τὴν γνώμην, πολλάκις εἴρηκεν, ὥσπερ καὶ ὁ Ἀντιφῶν ἐν τῷ προτέρῳ τῆς Ἀληθείας οὕτω λέγων· “ταῦτα δὲ γνοὺς εἴσ<ῃ> ἕν τι οὐδὲν αὐτῶν, οὔτε ὧν ὄψει ὁρᾷ <ὁ ὁρῶν> μακρότατα οὔτε ὧν γνώμῃ γιγνώσκει ὁ μακρότατα γιγνώσκων”1 [. . . = D1b].

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ANTIPHON

ANTIPHON

D Fragments Attested for or Attributable to On Truth (D1–D40)1 Fragments Attested for or Attributable to Book 1 (D1–D16) Thought (D1)

D1 Galen, Commentary on Hippocrates’ On the Office of the Doctor

a (> B1)

[. . .] often distinguishing ‘thought’ (gnômê) from the sensations, he [scil. Critias, 88 B40] has often used the term, just like Antiphon, who says in the first book of Truth: “even if you perceive these things, you will not know at all any one of them, neither those which <he who sees> farthest sees by sight nor those which he who perceives farthest perceives by thought (gnômê)1 [. . .].

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.antiphon-doctrine.2016